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The future at your fingertips
There is a scene in the film Minority Report in which Tom Cruise stands in front of a vast Perspex-like screen housed in the police departmentís Pre-Crime Unit. He gazes in earnest at the transparent surface, waving his hands across the tablet to swirl great chunks of text and moving ima...  | Read.. 
The power of words
Should the computer system that globally renowned physicist Stephen Hawking uses to communicate with the world ever fail, software engineer Arun Mehta ...  | Read.. 
Riches of the sea
Virupaxa K. Banakar is a treasure hunter. This scientist from the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, may not have studied metallurgy in school b ...  | Read.. 
Madmen in charge
Attempts to save mankind by smashing asteroids as they head towards Earth may do more harm than good, scientists believe. ...  | Read.. 
Sunís merry-go-round
On May 24, 1543, Nicholas Copernicus lay in bed, dying of brain haemorrhage. It is said that a copy of his book De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium ...  | Read.. 
 
The future at your fingertips
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A bitter sweet problem
The global incidence of diabetes is increasing. It has already affected 2.8 per cent of the total population and this is expected to increase to 4.8 p ...  | Read.. 
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